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(Complementary Medicine) another name for shiatsu
[C19: from acu(puncture) + pressure]
ac•u•pres•sure(ˈæk yʊˌprɛʃ ər)
1. a type of massage therapy using finger pressure on the bodily sites used in acupuncture.
2. a procedure for stopping blood flow from an injured blood vessel by inserting needles into adjacent tissue.
(also known as shiatsu). A therapy in which pressure is applied to specific points on the body along acupuncture meridians, using techniques that include a gentle form of rolfing.
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|Noun||1.||acupressure - treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body|
treatment, intervention - care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
acupressure[ˈækjuprɛʃər] n → acupressing m acupressure pointacupressure point n → point m de l'acupressing
n → Akupressur f